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Joomla extension update 3.x and 4.x

Based on this link that Roland Dalmulder sent me to: https://github.com/joomla/joomla-cms/blob/5fdba4e5ee022517a05ae893d8f7077eaf864bf7/libraries/src/Updater/Adapter/ExtensionAdapter.php#L113 ...
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Getting the source code of an older version of an article?

Revisions are stored in the #__ucm_content table. The version number is the core_version field. If you want, for example, to get the body of the 2nd reversion of the article with ID 123, you issue the ...
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Joomla 3. How does MediaVersion works?

Also late to the party, but the reason for adding the media version to Javascript files etc can be found at https://api.joomla.org/cms-3/classes/Joomla.CMS.Version.html#method_getMediaVersion, by ...
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How to get the currently installed Joomla! Version in PHP

Use JVERSION constant. It holds the value returned by Joomla\CMS\Version::getShortVersion().
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How to find the version of extensions used on a Joomla website without access to the backend?

As @Sharky said, you can check the extension versions by accessing their manifest files. Here are the path of those files for each type of extension : Component : ../administrator/components/...
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Is it possible to make it so that authors can edit their own published articles creating a new unpublished version of them?

The ability for people with only Author level access to edit their own articles, ones they have created, is limited to only Articles that are Published, meaning they cannot edit an Article they have ...
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How to find the version of extensions used on a Joomla website without access to the backend?

If you're not an administrator of the site, you can't have this information in full. If you know which extensions are installed, you can check their versions by accessing their manifest files. For ...
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How to version assets/images on the entire CMS?

In Joomla 3 for js and css assets you can add 'version'=>'auto' to the attributes of addStyleSheet and addScript: $document->addStyleSheet("...demo.css", array('version'=>'auto')); ...
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Extension update server - targetplatform to support 4.2 and later

Well, I guess it kind of depends how far you want to pre-emptively include versions in your pattern: 4.2 only: ^4\.2\b 4.2 to 4.3: ^4\.[23]\b 4.2 to 4.4: ^4\.[2-4]\b 4.2 to 4.5: ^4\.[2-5]\b 4.2 ...
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Joomla 3.10 admin not working after upgrade to PHP 8

Could you switch your PHP to 8.0? Joomla 3.10 is not compatible with PHP 8.1. The Joomla 3.10 core is compatible with PHP 8.0. Some non-core extensions might not be compatible with PHP 8.0. When you ...
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How to find the version of extensions used on a Joomla website without access to the backend?

the extension is an aggregate of modules, plugins and components? A extension, is not the combination of a component, module and plugin. This is what a package is Plugins, Modules, Components, ...
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Joomla backend not reflecting updated PHP version

Look in your .htaccess file to see what version of PHP was added via cPanel. Depending on the host it is usually reflected in either .htaccess or a php.ini file in the root of your directory. Just ...
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How to find the version of extensions used on a Joomla website without access to the backend?

As Sharky says, if you don't have administrator access to the database, the best way to find out this information is from the publicly accessible files on the website such as the xml manifest files. ...
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How to find the version of extensions used on a Joomla website without access to the backend?

* Update * I posted this answer and then later checked the answers by Sharky and later, Neil Roberts, saying the .xml files are available. I tested this on one of my sites, so I was very surprised ...
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Joomla 3. How does MediaVersion works?

A bit late to the party, but i was wondering the same thing. If you don't set the version yourself in the options off addScript, Joomla will check in the joomla library extension database table row. ...
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Displaying version-note on articles

Here's a quick guide on how to do that: /* First include the path */ JModelLegacy::addIncludePath(JPATH_ADMINISTRATOR . '/components/com_contenthistory', 'ContenthistoryModel'); /* Now instantiate ...
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